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Should You Take A Multivitamin?

You try to adhere to a healthy diet, but chances are, you’re not receiving the recommended amount of daily nutrients from your diet alone. In fact, a study by the Centers for Disease Control...

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Vitamin D Infographic – Do you get enough Vitamin D-3?

Are you getting enough vitamin D? The vitamin D infographic below discusses the three main ways to consume vitamin D on a daily basis. Sunlight, food, and supplementation provide essential vitamin...

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Vitamin D and Immunity: What does the Research Say?

Most of us know that vitamin D (also known as the sunshine vitamin) plays an important role in bone health. However, did you know the research on vitamin d and immunity shows people with low...

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Healthy Eating Recommendations from Cooper Clinic Nutritionists

When it comes to eating healthy, Cooper Clinic recommends a food-first philosophy. However, dietary restrictions and hectic lifestyles can often keep us from getting the nutrients our bodies...

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Best Vitamins for Seniors: Nutrition and Aging

There are many factors that can hinder a balanced diet, especially for older adults. These issues can limit the ability to obtain some of the best vitamins for seniors from diet alone.

For...

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Best Vitamins for College Students

Eating healthy can be a challenge for all of us, but for college students, it can be especially hard. Crowded dorms, part-time jobs, reduced sleep and added stress weaken immune systems. Due to...

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Learn About Why Minerals Matter

We know how important vitamins are for our bodies, but what about minerals? Minerals perform various vital functions, including keeping your bones, muscles, heart and brain working properly....

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Probiotics – Should you take one?

According to the most recent National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) survey, 3.9 million U.S. adults use probiotics or prebiotics. Projections for future probiotic use are even higher. The...

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Ask the Experts – What Vitamins Do Cooper Clinic Nutritionists Take?

Ideally, everyone would consume a balanced, nutritious diet and obtain necessary nutrients primarily from the food on their plate. However, the current American health crisis proves most are not...

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Are Green Tea and Green Tea Supplements The Same

If you have grown up in Texas, then you have probably consumed gallons of iced tea in your lifetime. When dining out, the typical tea glass is “Texas sized” too– at least 24 ounces, if not...

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Diet for Age Related Macular Degeneration – Eat More Fish!

Research shows there is a diet for age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the leading cause of blindness in older Americans. In a study published in the July 12 (2010) Journal of Ophthalmology,...

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Understand Chia Seed Facts and Their Benefits to Your Health

Chia seeds are often prominently placed in health food stores, and many people report to us that they consume chia seed as part of their healthy diet. We wanted to learn more about chia seeds, and...

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Uncover the Scoop on Soluble Psyllium Fiber and How To Take

Psyllium fiber is a soluble fiber which is utilized as an effective low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol reducer, laxative, and stool softening agent in the human body. As a soluble fiber,...

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